WADD 7th World Congress - 2023

April 28-30, 2023
Portoroz - Slovenia

www.worlddualdisorders.org

CONGRESS VENUE
Convention Center
Sava Hotels & Resorts
Portoroz, Slovenia

April 28-30, 2023
Portoroz - Slovenia

www.worlddualdisorders.org

CONGRESS VENUE
Convention Center
Sava Hotels & Resorts
Portoroz, Slovenia

Organizing Committee

  • Ti.Gi. Congress, Via Udine, 12 - 58100 GROSSETO, Italy - Phone +39 0564412038 Fax +39 0564412485 E-mail: giusi@tigicongress.com
  • AU-CNS, Via XX Settembre, 83 - 55045 PIETRASANTA, LU, Italy - Phone +39 0584790073 Fax +39 058472081 E-mail: info@aucns.org

Download the in-progress programme (September 30, 2022)

 

The 7th World Association on Dual Disorder (WADD) World Congress will be held in Portoroz, Slovenia on April 28-30, 2023.

PORTOROZ2023WADD Scientific Committees

Presidents

  • Nestor Szerman (Madrid, Spain)
  • Icro Maremmani (Pisa, Italy)
  • Mercedes Lovrecic (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Local Scientific Committee:

  • Barbara Lovrecic (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Rok Tavcar (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Mojca Zvezdana Dernovsek (Ljubljana, Sevnica, Slovenia)
  • Lilijana Sprah (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Mirjana Radovanovic (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Maja Rus Makovec (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

WADD Scientific Committee

  • Rafael Maldonado (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Maurice Dematteis (Grenoble, France)
  • Yifrah Kaminer (Farmington, Connecticut, USA)
  • Jibran Khokhar (Dartmouth, Ontario, Canada)
  • Rodrigo Marín (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Elena Martin Garcia (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Katherine Mills (Sydney, NWS, Australia)
  • Christian Schutz (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
  • Min Zhao (Shanghai, China)

PORTOROZ2023WADD Scientific Committee is happy to provide facilities for Symposia, Free Communications and Poster Presentations.
To submit an abstract for a Symposium, Free Communication or Poster Presentation, please see details below.

Call for Submissions to Symposium
Symposia have a central theme around which the PORTOROZ2023WADD scientific committee has identified topics. The structure of the symposium will take the shape of 3 presentations with 30 minutes per presentation. The length of each symposium is 90 minutes.
Delegates are invited to submit an abstract of a symposium that they feel will ‘fit’ with the suggested themes and topics. The general theme is Dual Disorders

Suggested topics are:

  • Policy Making in Dual Disorders
  • Early detection in Dual Disorders
  • Hallucinogens and Dual Disorders
  • Immunology and Dual Disorder
  • Cannabis and Dual Disorder
  • Essential Decisions, Measuring Outcomes, Improving Care for Dual Disorder Patients
  • Use of Agonist Opioids in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Use of Antagonist Opioids in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Prescription Opioid Management in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Psychopathological Patterns in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Predictors of Outcome in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Dual Disorder Mechanisms
  • Somatic Comorbidity in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Recovery/Harm Reduction in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Combating Stigma in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Preventing Overdoses and Suicidality of Dual Disorder Patients
  • Polyuse in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Treatment of Infectious Diseases in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Clinical and Psychological Interventions in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Detoxification Modalities in Dual Disorder Patients
  • New Developments in treating Dual Disorder Patients
  • Reducing Mortality in Dual Disorder Patients
  • Improving Efficacy, Reducing Risks of Treatment in Dual Disorder Patients

Your submission will be reviewed by the PORTOROZ2023WADD scientific committee, and a notification of acceptance will be announced in due course.
In order to submit a proposal for a Symposium presentation please click the button on the right.
General guidelines to submit contribution/s to the Symposium

  • Symposium title and presentations’ titles must be limited to 150 characters
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English
  • The 3 speakers must register as PORTOROZ2023WADD delegates. In case of symposium acceptance, they will receive free of charge registration to the conference.

General Information

  • The first author is responsible for getting agreements from co-authors before submission
  • If the individual submitting these proposals does not receive any confirmation by e-mail, please contact the AU-CNS Team on  info@aucns.org; Tel: +39 0584 790073
  • If the submitted abstract is accepted the PORTOROZ2023WADD Team will communicate to you, in a timely manner, with the date and time of the presentation/s
  • After the submission has been accepted for presentation, it will not be possible to make changes to the abstract and/or authorship
  • Upon permission by authors, abstracts may be published by WADD and authors need to check their acceptance for publication of abstract
  • Any submitted abstracts will not be edited or proof-read before printing. The first author is responsible for his/her abstract

Call for Free Communications
Delegates are invited to submit an abstract of a free communication that they feel will ‘fit’ with the suggested themes and topics of the conference. Please note that procedure and general information are the same of the call for symposium.
In order to submit a proposal for a free communication presentation, please click the button on the right.
General guidelines to submit a Free Communication

  • Abstract title must be limited to 150 characters
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English
  • No chart or graphics should be included in the abstract
  • The free communication presenter must register as PORTOROZ2023WADD delegate. In case of free communication acceptance, he/she will receive free of charge registration to the conference.

Call for Posters
Posters will be displayed during the whole conference. Please keep in mind that:

  • Posters must present research programs and results. Commercial posters will not be accepted
  • Posters should meet the highest academic standards with respect to both content and form
  • The information contained on the poster should speak for itself
  • The standard poster-size is 60 x 100 cm. Substantial deviations from this model should be discussed with the organization committee

The poster sessions are open to all PORTOROZ2023WADD Congress delegates. Posters will be on display throughout the duration of the congress.
In order to submit a proposal for a poster presentation please click the button on the right.
After completing the abstract form, please send it by email to info@aucns.org 
General guidelines to submit a Poster

  • All poster boards will be assigned with a number which corresponds to the Poster Number.
  • Authors are required to mount their posters on the designated board and remove them during the time specified above.
  • Please use pushpins to affix your poster presentation to the board firmly. The Secretariat will provide equipment and items required for affixing the posters.
  • Any poster left after the scheduled removal time will be disposed of by the Secretariat
  • There will be no presentations initiated by a session chair. The main authors should be present in front of their poster panels and be prepared to present them to participants during Discussion Time
  • Authors/Presenters are responsible for disclosing all financial and personal relationships between themselves and others that might be perceived by others as biasing their work, even when there is nothing to disclose. To this effect, in the bottom right corner of your poster panel your brief summary of conflict(s) of interest should be posted.
  • The individuals putting in the submission must register as PORTOROZ2023WADD delegates. In case of poster acceptance, they will receive 50% reduced registration fees to the conference.
  • The best poster presented will receive the Rovai Scholars Award consisting of 500€

Important Dates:

  • Poster Submission:  Deadline: December 31th 2022
  • Notification of Decisions: in time after the presentations

For Group Registration please send a request to giusi@tigicongress.com

 

WADD 7th World Congress - 2023

Deadline‚Äč for symposium, free communication and poster submission is December 31th, 2022

SYMPOSIUM

FREE COMMUNICATION

POSTER